As Catholics, we are called to live with justice and mercy and uphold the value of all life. Our Catechism states that in a modern society where the death penalty is not needed to maintain public safety, punishment must “correspond to the concrete conditions of the common good and [be] more in conformity to the dignity of the human person,” (2267). The death penalty violates both the Church’s pro-life teaching and the teaching on the inherent dignity of the human person as created in the image and likeness of God. Not only does the death penalty target innocent life, but also those with mental illness, intellectual disability and people of color. It also redirects funds that could be used to help victims families harmed by violence heal.

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Catholic Mobilizing Network's Development Manager is a full-time position based in Washington, DC. The Development Manager oversees all organizational development activities, in collaboration with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors. This position seeks to ensure that CMN has the financial resources necessary to accomplish its mission to end the death penalty and promote restorative justice. In order to track and steward CMN’s resources responsibly and strategically, the Development Manager takes leadership in the following areas: